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Cookies Policy

Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Cookies we have on this site.

Cookie Name Expires  info
viewed_cookie_policy 14/05/2014 If you agree to accept our cookie olicy
websitez_mobile_detector_v1-7-5 14/05/2013 Directs mobile devices to the mobile version of the site
comment_author_  ,comment_author_email_, comment_author_url_ 27/04/2014 Used when leaving comment on the blog
__utma 14/05/2015 __utma stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit,   and the current visit
__utmb 14/05/2013 __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a   visit starts, and approximately ends.
__utmc __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a   visit starts, and approximately ends.
__utmz 13/11/2013 __utmz stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)
wfvt_2945847642 14/05/2013 wordpress session cookie

The third party cookies also used on the site for social sharing buttons include:

Cookie Name Expires  info
bcookie,   X-LI-IDC 15/05/2015 linked in social sharing buttons
GALX, GAPS, GoogleAccountsLocale_session, NID Google cookies
guest_id, twid, twll, auth_token, _twitter_sess, _utmv, 14/05/2015  Twitter – sharing buttons, allow You to connect to your account.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC 09/01/2014  YouTube – embeded videos on site

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.


Testimonials

Pippa made what seemed a non- techie’s nightmare into a smooth and happy journey. She is very generous of her time and knowledge. A delight to work with.

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